Sunrise / Sunset 7 Night / 6 Day Package
- Island Hopping
Treat yourself to unobstructed sunrises and spectacular sunsets on two of the more remote and beautiful islands in The Bahamas. Your stay in Pineapple Fields located in a lush garden setting next to a nature reserve and within a short stroll of a beautiful Eastern facing beach is the perfect place to enjoy the start of your trip and as you the beautiful west facing beach at Sammy T's will be the ideal spot to unwind during the 2nd half of your stay.
- Leon Levy Nature Plant Reserve
- Glass Window Bridge
- Preachers Cave
- Hatchet Bay Cave
- Surfers Beach
- Healing Hole
- Mt. Alvernia Hermitage
- Armbrister Plantation
- Bat Cave
- Columbus World Centre Museum
Flights depart Nassau for Governor's Harbour Airport at 7.00am, 12.00 noon or 4.00pm. Arrival in Governor's Harbour 20 minutes later. Take a short 25 minute drive by taxi to your hotel at Pineapple Fields. Check-in at Pineapple Fields located on a lush 80 acre property on the Eastern Side of Eleuthera just a quick 4 minute drive from the picturesque settlement of Governor's Harbour. Dinner and occassional nightly entertainment can be enjoyed across the road at Tippy's Restaurant a favorite local hangout with a beachfront setting.
ELEUTHERA IS RICH WITH HISTORICAL LANDMARKS AND NATURAL ATTRACTIONS, the best way to explore it is by private rental vehicle or on a taxi tour which can be organized in resort. Stops of interest include: About two miles east of Upper Bogue and north of Gregory Town at the narrowest part of Eleuthera Island, which is just 30 feet wide, is the Glass Window Bridge. Striking rock formations make up the Glass Window Bridge. The land here, is high on either side and abruptly falls away to nearly sea level almost dividing the island in two You can stand in one spot and see the gray Atlantic Ocean to the west and Exuma Sound to the east. At the right tide and weather this area is also known for it numerous blow holes. Another interesting land formation on Eleuthera Island is The Cow & The Bull about a mile south of the Glass Window Bridge. There are two large boulders, on one side, the boulder looks like a bull with two cows and on the other side, a bull with one cow. Both sets of boulders overlook the sea on both side, and when the weather is inclement and the wind passes through, the result is a roar that sounds like a bulls. Preachers Cave is a large unique cave about 2 miles east of Gene’s Bay. Founders who landed and were sheltered here made an alter and held vigils in the cave, giving it it’s namesake. If riding waves is your bag, then bring your gear and head out to Surfer’s Beach, just 2 miles south of Gregory Town, where southwest winds blow breaks in from the Atlantic. Even if you just want to watch, the 2 mile beach has some of the best sugary soft white sand in The Bahamas. Just South of Surfer’s Beach is Hatchet Bay Cave. The cave is a mile long and filled with stalagmites and stalactites which will take on the appearance of underground Cathedrals in your torch light. Centuries old graffiti of charcoal signatures line the walls. It’s recommended to tour with a cave guide. The waves at James Cistern Beach sometimes reach 10 feet due to a brisk southerly wind makes this another great surfing site at Eleuthera. There is also a shipwrecks just off shore, great for snorkeling when the water is calm. People often sought out the healing powers of Ocean Hole, rumored to be a bottomless, natural limestone wonder on the south edge of Rock Sound in Eleuthera. Filled with tropical fish and turtles who greet visitors, the brackish water is said to have medicinal purposes. Partake at your own risk. One of the best beaches in Eleuthera, some say even better than Pink Sands is a hidden gem called Lighthouse Beach. Located on the Atlantic side of Eleuthera Point behind some sand dunes is a fantastic secluded blush rose sand beach. With great snorkeling just a walk off the beach, it is a great place to pack a picnic basket and spend an entire romantic afternoon or sunset stroll with your better half.
Use this day to explore Governor's Harbour. Haynes Library, The Leon Levy Nature Plant Reserve next to Pineapple Fields, or ride a horse on the beach are all close by. French Leave restaurant will make a wonderful dinner spot to enjoy the sunset over Governor's Harbour and Cupids Cay, and if your stay happens to include a Friday night, don't miss the Fish Fry down at Cupids Cay where an evening of fun and local specialties await.
11.00am Check out from Pineapple Fields and take a taxi back to Governor's Harbour Airport. 11.30am Check in for your flight back to Nassau. 12.30pm Flight back to Nassau. On arrival collect your luggage and check-in for your flight with Sky Bahamas to New Bight Cat Island. 3.45pm Departure to Cat Island 4.30pm Arrival in Cat Island. Take a taxi to your hotel Rollezz Villas Beach Resort Wind down with a cocktail overlooking the beach and enjoy a sumptuous local dinner at the hotel's restaurant.
Relax you've earned it. Rollezz Villas Beach Resort has miles of beautiful beach, a creek at the back of the property to explore with and thatch huts to relax under.
While Cat Island has superb diving off its south shore where there is an abundance of caves and coral canyons to traverse, remote Cat Island is hardly touched by tourism, let alone commercialism. For those who want a sense of true African-Bahamian culture however, Cat Island is the perfect Out Island vacation destination. Cat Island is perfect for those travelers looking to discover their own way off the beaten path and who do not need a site-seeing map to historical places, because there isn’t going to be a packaged tour guide here. Outsiders are few, making this island the perfect destination for quiet soul searching seclusion. The natural beauty of its rose colored beaches and dramatic cliffs add to its charm. Most of the historical landmarks are churches, plantation ruins and old buildings. Eat a hearty breakfast then hike up the stone staircase of 206ft Como Hill to Mt. Alvernia Hermitage on Mount Alvernia, the highest point in The Bahamas. This small stone monastery built by hand by the architect hermit, Father Jerome, is at the peak and is worth the trek up this steep rocking incline, as well as the awe inspiring view. Just south of the Hermitage are the ruins of Armbrister Plantation. Armbrister Creek flows into a clear lake called “Boiling Point” or “Boiling Hole” whose tidal conditions cause bubbles and burps, the conditions which lead to folklore of a sea monster below its surface. Today, this is a great spot to spy rays and baby sharks and numerous birds that nest along its mangrove fringe. Located in Bain Town is another lake. This 65ft wide 10 ft deep lake called Mermaid Hole is where many believe a Mermaid lives amongst the 4 bed holes within that lead to underground caverns and passageways. The monster said to live in Big Blue Hole located near Orange Creek, just off of Dickies Road is said to devour horses. This deep blue hole has strong undersea currents that flow through its caverns linking to the sea, where many objects like dead farm animals tossed into the lake ended up. This folklore still scares local fisherman from venturing too far in this freshwater lake. Dickie’s Road goes east to Griffin Bat Cave, once a hideout for slaves. Sitting atop a ridge along side the road in the settlement of Old Bight is St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church another beautifully crafted legacy built by Father Jerome, with amazing frescos, engravings and sculptures. To get a look inside see Mrs. Burrow’s, a local woman in the house across the street to let you in. In the Port Howe area of Cat Island, see the ruins of an 18th-century plantation at Deveaux House mansion. In its glory days it was given to Colonel Andrew Deveaux in 1783 for protecting Nassau from Spanish invasion and occupation. Learn about the island’s history at Columbus World Centre Museum in Knowles, or visit the childhood home of Sir Sidney Poitier, Academy Award winner, in South Bight.
Date & Price
- Flights from Nassau to Governors Harbour Roundtrip
- 3 nights accommodation at Pineapple Fields
- Flights from Nassau to Cat Island Roundtrip
- 3 nights accommodation at Rollezz Villas Beach Resort
- Hotel taxes
- Airport transfers
- Meals &drinks
- Optional excursions or tours
|Cancellation charges as per dates.|
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|Aug 28 2018||Oct 26 2017||200 To 46 Days||50 %||(Starting price per person)|
|Aug 28 2018||Oct 26 2017||45 To 0 Days||100 %||(Starting price per person)|
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